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From Maurice Lawler <maurice.law...@me.com>
Subject Re: KVM | CentOS | Windows
Date Fri, 12 Apr 2013 04:19:17 GMT
Actually, I figured it out. Odd, I mounted the ISO in linux and extracted the files for 2008
R2. Now I am going to play with getting 2012 up and working (getting the drive to show up)
during installation. 


On Apr 11, 2013, at 9:54 PM, Maurice Lawler <maurice.lawler@me.com> wrote:

> I do now see data drives to be attached to windows 2008 r2, however, I am not sure how
to install the drivers provided by the ISO.
> 
> Can you please tell me how to make windows 2008 see the secondary attached drives by
installing these drivers?
> 
> - Maurice
> On Apr 10, 2013, at 6:14 PM, Kirk Kosinski <kirkkosinski@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi, Maurice.
>> 
>> 1. Server 2012 is not supported in CS 4.0.1 so there is no guarantee it
>> will work. If the installer is not seeing any drives, it probably means
>> the drives are using the VirtIO SCSI controller, so try loading the
>> drivers for the VirtIO SCSI adapter [1], or try using a different OS
>> Type that provides an IDE drive to the VM.  You can switch the OS Type
>> after the install is done if you need the root disk on VirtIO.
>> 
>> As I test, I uploaded a Server 2012 ISO configured with the Windows
>> Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) OS Type to my CS 4.0.1 setup with KVM hosts
>> (Ubuntu 12.04.2).  The OS installed and booted without a problem, and
>> data disks are detected after installing VirtIO drivers [2].  I then
>> changed the OS Type to Windows PV successfully [3].
>> 
>> 2. While logged in as a user in the account that owns the VM, create a
>> new virtual disk and see if you can attach it to the VM.  It works fine
>> in my CS 4.0.1 setup with a test VM with the Windows Server 2008 R2
>> (64-bit) OS Type.  Data disks are detected by the OS without a problem
>> [4].  Other than an account mismatch I can't think of anything else that
>> would cause this.
>> 
>> Best regards,
>> Kirk
>> 
>> [1] http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/virtio-win/latest/images/bin/
>> [2] http://i.imgur.com/99FOhBg.png
>> [3] http://i.imgur.com/lEwTYvp.png
>> [4] http://i.imgur.com/DgurKin.png
>> 
>> On 04/09/2013 04:25 PM, Maurice Lawler wrote:
>>> Hello Team,
>>> 
>>> My present setup is as follows:
>>> 
>>> KVM | CentOS | CS 4.0.1
>>> 
>>> 1st Issue:
>>> 
>>> Attempting to utilizing Windows Server 2012, the ISO does not find the
>>> virtual drive. Even provisioning a secondary one, it will allow me to
>>> attach it, yet and still I cannot install to the secondary or first drive.
>>> 
>>> 2nd Issue:
>>> 
>>> Attempting to provision and attach a secondary virtual drive to an
>>> existing Windows Server 2008R2 instance, seems to not allow that. When I
>>> go to attach the volume, it lists my linux instances and my windows 2012
>>> (which doesn't matter because that's nt working) but not the window 2008
>>> instance.
>>> 
>>> Does anyone out there have any experience on either flavour of windows
>>> and utilizing CS on KVM.
>>> 
>>> Please assist me if you can.
>>> 
>>> Thank you,
>>> 
>>> Maurice
> 


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